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2017 Small Expressions

Small Expressions 2017

HGA’s Annual Exhibit of Small Scale Works 


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Exhibit: May 26 - July 29, 2017,  at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, Texas, USA.

Opening Reception June 1, 5:00 -7:00 P.M. 

Small Expressions is an annual, international, juried exhibit featuring high quality, contemporary small-scale works. Small Expressions is sponsored by the Handweavers Guild of America, Inc., to showcase small scale works created using fiber techniques in any media, not to exceed 15 inches (38 cm) in any direction including mounting, framing, or display devices.



Mary Ruth Smith, who was the juror for Small Expressions is a Professor of Art at Baylor University in Waco, Texas and teaches surface design, weaving and off loom classes. During her 35+ years teaching in higher education, her award winning work has been widely exhibit in the United States as well as Europe, South America and Asia. She holds an MFA in Fabric Design from the University of Georgia and a Ph. D. in Art Education from Florida State University.

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